Biographical

Portrait of Doug Brocail

Doug Brocail P

Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0 0.00
Birth Date5-16-1967
Height6' 5"
Weight220 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1992 SDN MLB 3 3 14.0 17 5 15 2 .249 99 10.9 3.2 1.3 9.6 48% .357 .298 1.57 3.56 6.43 89 3.91 0.2
1993 SDN MLB 24 24 128.3 143 42 70 16 .263 95 10.0 2.9 1.1 4.9 45% .290 .286 1.44 4.58 4.56 110 5.36 0.4
1994 SDN MLB 12 0 17.0 21 5 11 1 .253 103 11.1 2.6 0.5 5.8 50% .339 .288 1.53 3.77 5.82 98 4.45 0.2
1995 HOU MLB 36 7 77.3 87 22 39 10 .251 96 10.1 2.6 1.2 4.5 50% .292 .264 1.41 4.75 4.19 111 6.17 -0.4
1996 HOU MLB 23 4 53.0 58 23 34 7 .247 98 9.8 3.9 1.2 5.8 52% .309 .289 1.53 4.94 4.58 105 5.60 0.1
1997 DET MLB 61 4 78.0 74 36 60 10 .263 97 8.5 4.2 1.2 6.9 47% .287 .258 1.41 4.77 3.23 101 5.12 0.3
1998 DET MLB 60 0 62.7 47 18 55 2 .269 98 6.8 2.6 0.3 7.9 44% .263 .215 1.04 2.79 2.73 84 3.70 1.1
1999 DET MLB 70 0 82.0 60 25 78 7 .266 99 6.6 2.7 0.8 8.6 38% .250 .206 1.04 3.47 2.52 85 4.04 1.4
2000 DET MLB 49 0 50.7 57 14 41 5 .266 93 10.1 2.5 0.9 7.3 57% .325 .263 1.40 3.78 4.09 85 3.99 0.9
2004 TEX MLB 43 0 52.3 54 20 43 2 .260 110 9.3 3.4 0.3 7.4 54% .321 .240 1.41 3.44 4.13 92 4.65 0.5
2005 TEX MLB 61 0 73.3 90 34 61 2 .261 108 11.0 4.2 0.2 7.5 49% .362 .270 1.69 3.30 5.52 97 4.62 0.7
2006 SDN MLB 25 0 28.3 27 8 19 1 .263 86 8.6 2.5 0.3 6.0 47% .286 .228 1.24 3.07 4.76 100 4.41 0.4
2007 SDN MLB 67 0 76.7 66 24 43 8 .255 91 7.7 2.8 0.9 5.0 44% .240 .248 1.17 4.43 3.05 111 5.16 0.3
2008 HOU MLB 72 0 68.7 63 21 64 8 .268 101 8.3 2.8 1.0 8.4 42% .289 .234 1.22 3.80 3.93 87 3.62 1.3
2009 HOU MLB 20 0 17.7 21 13 9 4 .259 96 10.7 6.6 2.0 4.6 50% .293 .346 1.92 7.19 4.58 123 7.23 -0.4
CareerMLB62642880.088531064285.261989.13.20.96.647%.294.2571.364.084.00994.817.0

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1986 SPO A- 16 15 85.0 85 53 77 4 .000 9.0 5.6 0.4 8.2 0% .000 .000 1.62 3.94 3.81
1987 CSC A 19 18 92.3 94 28 68 6 .000 9.2 2.7 0.6 6.6 0% .000 .000 1.32 3.43 4.10
1988 CSC A 22 13 107.0 107 25 107 3 .000 9.0 2.1 0.3 9.0 0% .000 .000 1.23 1.99 2.69
1989 WIC AA 23 22 134.7 158 50 95 11 .000 10.6 3.3 0.7 6.3 0% .000 .000 1.54 4.12 5.21
1990 WIC AA 12 9 52.0 53 24 27 7 .000 9.2 4.2 1.2 4.7 0% .000 .000 1.48 5.29 4.33
1991 WIC AA 34 16 146.3 147 43 108 15 .000 9.0 2.6 0.9 6.6 0% .000 .000 1.30 4.21 3.88
1992 SDN MLB 3 3 14.0 17 5 15 2 .249 99 10.9 3.2 1.3 9.6 48% .357 .298 1.57 3.56 6.43
1992 LVG AAA 29 25 172.3 187 63 103 7 .000 9.8 3.3 0.4 5.4 0% .000 .000 1.45 3.93 3.97
1993 SDN MLB 24 24 128.3 143 42 70 16 .263 95 10.0 2.9 1.1 4.9 45% .290 .286 1.44 4.58 4.56
1993 LVG AAA 10 8 51.3 51 14 32 4 .000 8.9 2.5 0.7 5.6 0% .000 .000 1.27 4.60 3.68
1994 SDN MLB 12 0 17.0 21 5 11 1 .253 103 11.1 2.6 0.5 5.8 50% .339 .288 1.53 3.77 5.82
1994 WIC AA 2 0 4.0 3 1 2 0 .000 6.8 2.2 0.0 4.5 0% .000 .000 1.00 3.13 0.00
1994 LVG AAA 7 3 12.7 21 2 8 1 .000 14.9 1.4 0.7 5.7 0% .000 .000 1.81 4.16 7.09
1995 HOU MLB 36 7 77.3 87 22 39 10 .251 96 10.1 2.6 1.2 4.5 50% .292 .264 1.41 4.75 4.19
1995 TUC AAA 3 3 16.3 18 4 16 1 .000 9.9 2.2 0.6 8.8 0% .000 .000 1.35 3.39 3.87
1996 HOU MLB 23 4 53.0 58 23 34 7 .247 98 9.8 3.9 1.2 5.8 52% .309 .289 1.53 4.94 4.58
1996 CCH AA 2 2 4.0 1 1 5 0 .000 2.2 2.2 0.0 11.2 0% .000 .000 0.50 1.51 0.00
1996 TUC AAA 5 1 7.3 12 1 4 1 .000 14.8 1.2 1.2 4.9 0% .000 .000 1.78 4.75 7.40
1997 DET MLB 61 4 78.0 74 36 60 10 .263 97 8.5 4.2 1.2 6.9 47% .287 .258 1.41 4.77 3.23
1998 DET MLB 60 0 62.7 47 18 55 2 .269 98 6.8 2.6 0.3 7.9 44% .263 .215 1.04 2.79 2.73
1999 DET MLB 70 0 82.0 60 25 78 7 .266 99 6.6 2.7 0.8 8.6 38% .250 .206 1.04 3.47 2.52
2000 DET MLB 49 0 50.7 57 14 41 5 .266 93 10.1 2.5 0.9 7.3 57% .325 .263 1.40 3.78 4.09
2001 ROU AA 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .000 0.00 1.52 0.00
2001 NWO AAA 2 0 2.3 2 1 2 0 .000 7.8 3.9 0.0 7.8 0% -.667 .000 1.30 3.11 0.00
2004 TEX MLB 43 0 52.3 54 20 43 2 .260 110 9.3 3.4 0.3 7.4 54% .321 .240 1.41 3.44 4.13
2004 FRI AA 1 1 4.3 2 0 6 1 .000 4.2 0.0 2.1 12.6 0% .143 .000 0.47 3.65 2.09
2004 OKL AAA 12 0 19.3 20 2 19 1 .000 9.3 0.9 0.5 8.9 0% .339 .000 1.14 2.83 4.20
2005 TEX MLB 61 0 73.3 90 34 61 2 .261 108 11.0 4.2 0.2 7.5 49% .362 .270 1.69 3.30 5.52
2006 SDN MLB 25 0 28.3 27 8 19 1 .263 86 8.6 2.5 0.3 6.0 47% .286 .228 1.24 3.07 4.76
2006 LEL A+ 6 2 6.1 3 2 12 0 .000 4.4 3.0 0.0 17.7 0% .273 .000 0.82 0.81 0.00
2007 SDN MLB 67 0 76.7 66 24 43 8 .255 91 7.7 2.8 0.9 5.0 44% .240 .248 1.17 4.43 3.05
2007 LEL A+ 1 1 2.0 2 0 3 0 .283 100 9.0 0.0 0.0 13.5 0% .400 .194 1.00 0.79 0.00
2008 HOU MLB 72 0 68.7 63 21 64 8 .268 101 8.3 2.8 1.0 8.4 42% .289 .234 1.22 3.80 3.93
2009 HOU MLB 20 0 17.7 21 13 9 4 .259 96 10.7 6.6 2.0 4.6 50% .293 .346 1.92 7.19 4.58
2009 CCH AA 2 0 2.0 2 0 1 0 .266 111 9.0 0.0 0.0 4.5 43% .286 .185 1.00 2.26 0.00
2009 ROU AAA 7 0 7.0 8 2 3 0 .296 87 10.3 2.6 0.0 3.9 50% .333 .242 1.43 3.88 5.14

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 1048 0.5305 0.4676 0.8082 0.5971 0.3211 0.8614 0.6962 0.1918
2009 327 0.4771 0.4343 0.8380 0.6218 0.2632 0.9072 0.6889 0.1620
Career13750.51780.45970.81530.6030.30730.87230.69450.1847

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-08-05 2009-09-01 15-DL 27 24 Right Shoulder Strain -
2009-05-04 2009-07-29 15-DL 86 75 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2009-04-11 2009-04-26 15-DL 15 14 Right Shoulder Strain Rotator Cuff -
2009-02-20 2009-03-10 Camp 18 0 Right Shoulder Stiffness -
2007-06-21 2007-07-07 15-DL 16 15 Left Hip Strain Gluteal Muscles -
2007-04-01 2007-04-01 DTD 0 0 Left Hand Fracture - -
2007-03-14 2007-03-14 Camp 0 0 Right Fingers Tear Fingernail - -
2006-09-16 2006-10-09 60-DL 23 16 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2006-06-27 2006-06-27 On-Alr 0 0 Groin Strain -
2006-03-24 2006-07-14 60-DL 112 88 General Medical Surgery Coronary Angioplasty 2006-04-10
2005-03-18 2005-04-03 Camp 16 0 Right Hand Contusion Batted Ball -
2004-07-25 2004-08-09 15-DL 15 14 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2004-05-09 2004-06-07 15-DL 29 24 Right Abdomen Surgery Appendix 2006-05-12
2004-04-24 2004-04-26 DTD 2 2 - Hand Contusion - -
2002-09-15 2002-09-15 On-Alr 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Stress Fracture 2004-09-15 -
2002-03-30 2002-09-28 60-DL 182 160 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2001-04-27
2001-03-31 2001-10-09 60-DL 192 162 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2001-04-27
2001-03-31 2001-03-31 On-Alr 0 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2000-09-12 2000-10-02 DTD 20 19 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Spur - -
2000-08-14 2000-09-07 15-DL 24 22 Right Elbow Inflammation - -
1998-08-06 1998-08-24 15-DL 18 18 Right Elbow Strain - -
1996-05-11 1996-08-17 60-DL 98 86 Right Shoulder Surgery Fraying Biceps Tendon 1996-06-10 -
1994-04-04 1994-06-28 15-DL 85 75 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Spurs 1994-04-04 -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2010 HOU $250,000
2009 HOU $2,500,000
2008 HOU $2,500,000
2007 SDN $500,000
2006 SDN $1,000,000
2005 TEX $1,000,000
2002 HOU $750,000
2001 HOU $2,300,000
2000 DET $1,300,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
9 yrPrevious$12,100,000
9 yrTotal$12,100,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
15 y 134 dBarry Meister1 yr/$2.75M (09)+10 cl opt

Details
  • HOU declined 10 club option 10/30/09
  • re-signed as a free agent 12/3/08, 1 year/$2.75M (09)+10 club option
  • performance bonus
  • 09:$2.5M, 10:$2.85M club option ($0.25M buyout)
  • HOU declined 09 option 10/1/08
  • signed as a free agent from SD 11/27/07, 1 year/$2.5M (08)+09 club option
  • re-signed as a free agent 12/06, 1 year/$0.5M (07)
  • signed as a free agent from TX 12/05, 1 year/$1M (06)
  • re-signed 11/04, 1 year/$1M (04)
  • contract purchased 4/04 assigned Triple-A 4/04 signed as a free agent from HOU 2/04 (minor-league contract)
  • HOU declined 02 option 11/01
  • acquired in trade from DT 12/00

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-07-30 12:30:00 (link to chat)Doug Brocail to the Red Sox, still happening and what exactly does this cost?
(Joe from Tewksbury, MA)
I would say a mid-level prospect if it happens. (John Perrotto)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Doug Brocail threw 2,263 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2009, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Sinker (89mph), Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Cutter (86mph), also mixing in a Curve (76mph). He also rarely threw a Change (80mph).